International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the successes of the global women’s movement. But perhaps it’s also a good day to read some cautionary tales, especially in regard to women’s reproductive rights.
Author: Tamera Gugelmeyer
Tamera Gugelmeyer is a Board Member and Executive Director of The Sisterhood is Global Institute (http://www.sigi.org). An international feminist activist and writer on online activism, women and war, and young feminist politics, Tamera concentrates on transforming women's organizations into successful, sustainable non-profits. She has consulted on fundraising, new media, marketing, and communications strategies for such national women's organizations as The Women’s Media Center, Women’s Environment and Development Organization, and the National Council for Research on Women. Experienced in both for-profit and non-profit, Tamera worked on corporate marketing and communications at Cisco Systems, strategic fundraising at Southern Methodist University, and targeted marketing and communications campaigns at the Dallas Women’s Foundation. She co-founded the first interdisciplinary graduate women's organization at the University of Denver, completing her MA in International Studies with a focus on women’s political participation in the Middle East, where she lived and taught. She created and co-founded GlobalSister.org, and serves on the boards of Feminist.com and Women and Hollywood, and as an advisor to LoveYourBody.org.